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Berry Aquavit
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A non-traditional Aquavit recipe from Swedish chef Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit in NYC and Minneapolis. Use a good quality potato vodka for this recipe. The Aquavit needs to stand for 6-8 weeks before it is ready.

1 Quart

  • 1 cup raspberries or blueberries or lingonberry or black currants
  • berries, for garnish
  • 1 liter potato-based vodka
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup

Place berries in a wide-mouthed jar and pour in vodka. Seal jar.

Let stand at room temperature for 6 to 8 weeks, until the full flavor has fully developed.

Strain vodka into a container and add simple syrup.

Transfer to a one-liter bottle and add some fresh berries for garnish.

Seal bottle and store in the freezer.

Serve ice-cold, in shot glasses.